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: Open University

Learning through Life: East Meets West

: Weather

: Record Review

Presented by Anthony Burton. Haydn
Symphony No 65 in A Tafelmusik, conductor Bruno Weil
7.20 Copland
Old American Songs
Thomas Hampson (baritone)
Saint Paul Chamber
Orchestra, conductor Hugh Wolff
7.35 Chopin
Piano Concerto No 2 in F minor
Maria Joao Pires (piano) Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor
Andre Previn
8.10 Barber
Medea's Meditation and Dance of Vengeance Detroit Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
8.25 Mozart
Mass in C (K317) (Coronation)
Barbara Bonney (soprano) Catherine Wyn Rogers (contralto)
Jamie MacDougall (tenor) Stephen Gadd (bass)
English Concert and Choir, conductor Trevor Pinnock


Presented By: Anthony Burton.
Conductor: Bruno Weil
Baritone: Thomas Hampson
Conductor: Hugh Wolff
Piano: Maria Joao Pires
Conductor: Andre Previn
Soprano: Barbara Bonney
Contralto: Catherine Wyn Rogers
Tenor: Jamie MacDougall
Bass: Stephen Gadd
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock

: Building a Library

Bartok's String Quartets by Stephen Johnson.
Michael Oliver on new recordings of Berlioz, Poulenc, Debussy and Messiaen.
Revised rpt Wednesday 3.00pm


Unknown: Stephen Johnson.
Unknown: Michael Oliver

: Record Release

from the Barbican
I Classical Music Fair.
La captive
Sara la baigneuse Je crois en vous
Chansonette de Mr Leon de
FranQoise Pollet (soprano) Anne Sofie von Otter
John Aler (tenor)
Thomas Allen (baritone) Cord Garben (piano)
Torleif Thedeen (cello)
10.37 Poulenc
Tu vois le feu du soir
Les chemins de I'amour
Catherine Dubosc (soprano) Gilles Cachemaille
Pascal Roge (piano)
10.49 Messiaen
Eclairs surL'Au-Dela
Bastille Opera Orchestra, conductor Myung-Whun Chung
11.30 Is your sound system about to become obsolete? Should you invest in mini-disc or wait for recordable CD to take off? What about new video formats?
Barry Fox is at the Barbican Classical Music Fair to answer your questions on the latest developments in the hi-fi world.
Producers Patrick Lambert and Clive Portbury Discs


Tenor: John Aler
Baritone: Thomas Allen
Soprano: Catherine Dubosc
Baritone: Gilles Cachemaille
Piano: Pascal Roge
Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
Unknown: Barry Fox
Producers: Patrick Lambert
Producers: Clive Portbury

: Spirit of the Age

George Pratt and guests Irene Aim and Tim Carter discuss the role and significance of dance music in Baroque theatrical works, with examples from the 1589 Intermedi for La
Pellegrina, Luigi Rossi 's Orfeo and Lully's Le bourgeois gentilhomme and Alceste.
Producer Kate Bolton


Unknown: George Pratt
Unknown: Irene Aim
Unknown: Tim Carter
Unknown: Luigi Rossi
Producer: Kate Bolton

: Role Play

Five programmes in which Michael Billington talks to actresses about key roles in the repertoire. 1: St Joan
Actresses Eileen Atkins and Imogen Stubbs discuss their approaches to playing Bernard Shaw 's St Joan.
Producer Fiona McLean


Talks: Michael Billington
Talks: Imogen Stubbs
Unknown: Bernard Shaw
Unknown: St Joan.
Producer: Fiona McLean

: Mikhail Pletnev

(piano) at the Wigmore Hall. Mozart
Variations in F (K54)
Adagio in B minor (K540) Sonata in G (K283)
2.00 Interval Reading
2.05 Tchaikovsky The Seasons
Given in the Wigmore Hall, London last November

: Vintage Years

Feuermann Remembered
Annette Morreau continues her investigation into the life of the great cellist Emanuel Feuermann.
This week's programme includes interviews with the conductor Leon Barzin , and Feuermann's former students Claus Adam ,
George Neikrug and Zara Nelsova.
Dvorak Rondo in G minor, Op 94
(1941) D'Albert
Cello Concerto in C (1940) Reicha
Cello Concerto in A (1940) Dvorak
Cello Concerto in B minor
National Orchestral
Association, conductor Leon Barzin
A Morreau production


Unknown: Annette Morreau
Unknown: Emanuel Feuermann.
Conductor: Leon Barzin
Unknown: Claus Adam
Unknown: George Neikrug
Unknown: Zara Nelsova.
Unknown: Dvorak Rondo
Conductor: Leon Barzin

: Jazz Record Requests

Geoffrey Smith introduces another selection of listeners' favourites.
Producer Alan Hall Discs
WRITE TO: Jazz Record Requests, BBC Radio 3, Braoadcasting House. London W1A 1AA


Introduces: Geoffrey Smith
Producer: Alan Hall Discs

: Music Matters

Berthold Goldschmidt fled Nazi
Germany in 1935 and now lives in London. He has recently begun to compose again and this week's programme includes a report on the Berlin
Festival's tribute to his work, and a major debate on the state of instrumental tuition in schools.
Presented by Ivan Hewett. Producer Fiona Shelmerdine
Repeated tomorrow 12.15pm


Unknown: Berthold Goldschmidt
Presented By: Ivan Hewett.
Producer: Fiona Shelmerdine

: L' ltaliana in Algeri

Rossini's sparkling comic opera performed at this year's Pesaro Festival, an annual celebration of the composer's work.
Danish soprano Inger Dam Jensen, the 1993 Cardiff
Singer of the World, sings the role of Elvira.
Warsaw Philharmonic
Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra, conductor David Robertson
An Italian Radio recording


Soprano: Inger Dam
Conductor: David Robertson
Mustafa: Oonato Di Stefano (bass)
Elvira: Inger Dam Jensen (sop)
Isabella: Jennifer Larmore (mezzo)
Lindoro: Markus Schaefer (tenor)
Taddeo: Bruno Pratico (bar)
Haly: Ildebrando D'Arcangelo (bass)
Zulma: Svetlana Sidorova (contralto)

: Marina Milic

Study in B flat minor Rachmaninov
Prelude in C sharp minor, Op 3
Ten Preludes, Op 23 Stular Foglie al vento Rpt


Unknown: Stular Foglie

: McCoy Tyner

This influential American pianist rose to fame in the early 60s with John Coltrane. Geoffrey Smith introduces a recording of the concert Tyner gave at the Royal Festival Hall in May when heplayed solo and with his 15-piece band which included Billy Harper (tenor sax), Steve Turre (trombone), John Clarke (French hom) and Jerry Gonzalez (percussion).
During the interval Geoffrey Smith talks to McCoy Tyner about his experiences working with Coltrane. Producer Derek Drescher


Unknown: John Coltrane.
Introduces: Geoffrey Smith
Tenor: Billy Harper
Unknown: Steve Turre
Unknown: John Clarke
Unknown: Jerry Gonzalez
Talks: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: McCoy Tyner
Producer: Derek Drescher

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